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NEAQS-ITCT 2004 OPAL Lidar data

OPAL Data Description

The OPAL ozone lidar on NOAA R/V Ronald H. Brown measured vertical profiles of ozone mixing ratio and aerosol backscatter during the period 5 July through 13 August, 2004. The range and time resolutions are 30 m and 5 min for ozone data and 5 m and 2 min for aerosol data. The altitude range is approximately 25 m to 2000 m for ozone and approximately 25 m to 10000 m for aerosol. Data are available in ICARTT format and as time-height cross section color plots.

The ICARTT format is described in the ICARTT Data Management Working Group implementation plan.